How do you cancel an interview without burning bridges?
1) You got a job offer elsewhere.
“I really appreciate the opportunity, but I've decided to accept an offer elsewhere. It (short reason why it's a better fit for you) and I don't want to waste your time. Thank you again considering me- I understand why so many people love to work here!”
How do you politely decline an interview request?
Thank you very much for considering me for the position of Job Title and for inviting me to interview with Company Name. However, I would like to withdraw my application for this position. I sincerely appreciate your taking the time to review my application. Again, thank you for your consideration.
How do you reschedule an interview gracefully?
Briefly explain the reason you need to reschedule. Be truthful and sincere, which means the reason should be a good one and one that the hiring manager can relate to. Apologize for any inconvenience rescheduling has caused. Suggest two or three alternate dates that you have available.